Copart Inc (CPRT) SEC Filing 8-K Material Event for the period ending Friday, December 3, 2021

Copart Inc

CIK: 900075 Ticker: CPRT

Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

December 3, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
14185 Dallas ParkwaySuite 300
(Zip Code)
(972) 391-5000
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.0001CPRTThe NASDAQ Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Section 5 — Corporate Governance & Management
Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

We held our 2021 annual meeting of stockholders on December 3, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”). Of the 237,137,200 shares of our common stock outstanding as of the record date of October 11, 2021, 216,406,129 shares were represented at the Annual Meeting, either in person or by proxy, constituting approximately 91% of the outstanding shares of common stock. The matters voted on at the Annual Meeting and the votes cast with respect to each such matter are set forth below.

Election of Directors. The stockholders elected the following nominees to serve as directors, each to hold office until the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:
Nominee Votes For Votes Against Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes
Willis J. Johnson 199,644,215 7,960,901 137,225 8,663,788
A. Jayson Adair 203,903,529 3,700,043 138,769 8,663,788
Matt Blunt 200,139,300 7,461,732 141,309 8,663,788
Steven D. Cohan 189,178,178 18,423,385 140,778 8,663,788
Daniel J. Englander 186,150,483 21,336,750 255,108 8,663,788
James E. Meeks 201,407,426 6,194,781 140,134 8,663,788
Thomas N. Tryforos 201,371,415 6,230,193 140,733 8,663,788
Diane M. Morefield 199,568,9968,039,540133,8058,663,788
Stephen Fisher202,843,6824,757,475141,1848,663,788
Cherylyn Harley LeBon206,976,796631,658133,8878,663,788
Carl D. Sparks205,423,2962,168,373150,6728,663,788

Advisory Vote on Approval of Executive Compensation. On an advisory (non-binding) basis, the stockholders approved the compensation of our named executive officers for the year ended July 31, 2021 as disclosed in our proxy statement, based on the following results of voting:
Votes ForVotes AgainstVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes

Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2022, based on the following results of voting:
Votes ForVotes AgainstVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: December 8, 2021                 COPART, INC.
              By: /s/ John North
John North
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

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Inside this 8-K Corporate News

Ticker: CPRT
CIK: 900075
Form Type: 8-K Corporate News
Accession Number: 0000900075-21-000041
Submitted to the SEC: Wed Dec 08 2021 4:42:11 PM EST
Accepted by the SEC: Wed Dec 08 2021
Period: Friday, December 3, 2021
Industry: Retail Auto Dealers And Gasoline Stations
  1. Vote of Security Holders

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